buckhorn

noun

Definition of buckhorn

1 : the horn of a buck often : the substance of such a horn knives with buckhorn handles
b or less commonly buckhorn plantain
(2) : a Eurasian plantain (Plantago coronopus) sometimes grown for its slightly bitter lobed leaves

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History and Etymology for buckhorn

Middle English, from buck + horn

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“Buckhorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buckhorn. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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